Lindbergh board honors Wesselschmidt, Foerstel

The Lindbergh Board of Education honored two outgoing board members last week and welcomed two new members who were elected April 8.

Katie Wesselschmidt, who did not seek re-election, was honored for her nine years of service. Bob Foerstel, who did not win re-election, was honored for his three years of service.

Newcomers Kathleen Kienstra and Don Bee took their seats April 15 along with Mark Rudoff, who was elected to his fourth term.

Kienstra was the top vote-getter with 2,807 votes, or 23.25 percent. Rudoff received 2,749 votes, or 22.86 percent. Bee earned 2,617 votes, or 21.77 percent. All three seats carry a three-year term.

Board members also voted unanimously to name Ken Fey president, Vic Lenz vice president, Janine Fabick secretary and Rudoff treasurer.